Cargill will begin construction of a 5.2 million-bushel grain elevator and storage facility this month south of Emery in southeast South Dakota.
Though late summer could turn hot and wet, the 2014 growing season should get off to a good start, an area weather expert predicted.
WASHINGTON - Lower prices created resurgent demand for U.S. corn at home and abroad, including in the ethanol market, the U.S. government forecast on Tuesday, resulting in smaller, but still ample, stocks at the end of this marketing year.
WASHINGTON - The lead agricultural negotiators in the U.S. Congress said on Tuesday that a new bill would not be completed before January as Democrats and Republicans struggle to reach a compromise on sticking points such as funding for food stamps.
Leaders of the House and Senate agriculture committees appear to be making progress on merging the House and Senate farm bills .
Agriculture economists have long warned that farmers are getting old and staying on their land longer, delaying the turnover to a younger generation.
Bitter cold temperatures and ice were posing a threat to livestock and portions of the U.S. winter wheat crop into last weekend, an agricultural meteorologist says.
Here is some additional information about honeybees.RELATED CONTENT
Since about 2006, experts from across the country have worked on answering a major question for American agriculture: What is killing America’s honeybees?RELATED CONTENT
The rumors are true. The Environmental Protection Agency has formally announced its plan to reduce minimum biofuel volumes for 2014.RELATED CONTENT
The U.S. government in recent years has not needed to prop up grain farmers’ income with subsidies, but those payments could come roaring back if the lower ethanol mandate proposed this month drives corn prices lower.RELATED CONTENT
Canada produced record wheat and canola crops this year, more than expected, according to Statistics Canada’s final 2013 crop output report on Dec. 4.
The Natural Resources Conservation Service currently has more backlogged wetland determination requests in South Dakota than any other state in the Midwest.
After a three-year run of euphoric times for the region’s crop farmers, the outlook for poorer commodity prices was figuring into an uncertain outlook for many show-goers at the North Dakota Ag Expo in Fargo Dec. 3 and 4.RELATED CONTENT
Anderson's Redfield Sunflower plant is sold, TB is found in N.D. dairy heifer and Titan machinery cuts their forecast.